The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 47 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Retail 258 382 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.53% 5.53% 4.12%
As % of the General category 11.53% 13.48% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 182 280 160
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2238 2833 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.28% 41.00% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2326 1826
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 195 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Cheshire -20 38 £36,000 -10.00% 8
Lancashire +1 8 £35,000 - 5
Merseyside -20 8 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 183 (34.01%) Finance
2 122 (22.68%) Banking
3 114 (21.19%) SQL
4 102 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (16.73%) E-Commerce
6 80 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (13.57%) Degree
8 72 (13.38%) Windows
8 72 (13.38%) Microsoft
9 71 (13.20%) SQL Server
10 60 (11.15%) Project Management
11 57 (10.59%) Analytics
12 54 (10.04%) HTML
12 54 (10.04%) JavaScript
13 53 (9.85%) Marketing
14 50 (9.29%) MS Excel
15 49 (9.11%) CSS
16 48 (8.92%) ITIL
17 45 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (7.99%) Oracle
18 43 (7.99%) Data Centre
19 41 (7.62%) .NET
20 39 (7.25%) Manufacturing
21 38 (7.06%) Java
21 38 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
21 38 (7.06%) jQuery
22 36 (6.69%) TDD
23 35 (6.51%) Logistics
23 35 (6.51%) Pharmaceutical
23 35 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.02%) SAS
2 9 (1.67%) Apache
2 9 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 9 (1.67%) CMS
3 8 (1.49%) IIS
3 8 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.30%) Node.js
4 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.12%) JBoss
6 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.56%) WordPress
8 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
9 1 (0.19%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.19%) Liferay
Applications
1 50 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.42%) MS Office
3 12 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.04%) MS Project
5 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Magento
2 7 (1.30%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.37%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.37%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.97%) Google Analytics
2 11 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.12%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) AdWords
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.04%) Firewall
2 10 (1.86%) SAN
3 9 (1.67%) DNS
4 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.12%) Network Security
5 6 (1.12%) Wireless
6 5 (0.93%) NAS
7 4 (0.74%) DHCP
7 4 (0.74%) Internet
7 4 (0.74%) Telepresence
8 3 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
9 2 (0.37%) SSH
9 2 (0.37%) VPN
9 2 (0.37%) WAN
10 1 (0.19%) ATM
10 1 (0.19%) Intranet
10 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.46%) Big Data
3 22 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (2.60%) MySQL
9 10 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.67%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.86%) Selenium
3 9 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.67%) JIRA
3 9 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.30%) Maven
5 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.12%) LSMW
5 6 (1.12%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.93%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.93%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.74%) NUnit
8 3 (0.56%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.56%) Firebug
8 3 (0.56%) Grunt
8 3 (0.56%) MSTest
9 2 (0.37%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.37%) Mocha
9 2 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 183 (34.01%) Finance
2 122 (22.68%) Banking
3 53 (9.85%) Marketing
4 39 (7.25%) Manufacturing
5 35 (6.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 26 (4.83%) Retail Banking
7 22 (4.09%) Games
8 20 (3.72%) Legal
9 19 (3.53%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.97%) Law
11 14 (2.60%) Publishing
12 13 (2.42%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (1.67%) Billing
14 8 (1.49%) Advertising
15 6 (1.12%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.74%) Electronics
16 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.56%) Automotive
18 2 (0.37%) Back Office
18 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 132 (24.54%) Analyst
2 65 (12.08%) Developer
3 52 (9.67%) Project Manager
4 35 (6.51%) Test Analyst
5 33 (6.13%) Consultant
6 29 (5.39%) Architect
7 22 (4.09%) Administrator
7 22 (4.09%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.53%) IT Manager
9 18 (3.35%) Graduate
9 18 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (3.16%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.16%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.16%) Support Analyst
11 16 (2.97%) .NET Developer
12 15 (2.79%) DBA
12 15 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.79%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (2.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.04%) HTML
2 49 (9.11%) CSS
3 41 (7.62%) .NET
4 38 (7.06%) jQuery
5 28 (5.20%) HTML5
5 28 (5.20%) SOAP
6 27 (5.02%) REST
7 25 (4.65%) XML
8 23 (4.28%) JSON
9 21 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 20 (3.72%) CSS3
11 15 (2.79%) Ajax
11 15 (2.79%) ASP.NET
11 15 (2.79%) EDI
12 12 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (2.04%) J2EE
14 10 (1.86%) Entity Framework
14 10 (1.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.99%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.83%) EPoS
5 17 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.97%) Social Media
7 14 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.42%) AS400
8 13 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.23%) Data Integration
9 12 (2.23%) User Experience
10 10 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.86%) FMCG
11 9 (1.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.49%) Statistics
13 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.93%) Clustering
14 5 (0.93%) iSeries
14 5 (0.93%) LIMS
14 5 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.38%) Windows
2 28 (5.20%) Unix
3 25 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.72%) Linux
4 20 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.74%) Android
9 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (16.73%) E-Commerce
3 60 (11.15%) Project Management
4 57 (10.59%) Analytics
5 48 (8.92%) ITIL
6 45 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (6.69%) TDD
9 35 (6.51%) Logistics
10 34 (6.32%) ERP
11 33 (6.13%) Risk Management
12 31 (5.76%) Service Delivery
13 30 (5.58%) Migration
14 29 (5.39%) Scrum
15 28 (5.20%) PRINCE2
16 27 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (4.65%) Line Management
18 23 (4.28%) SDLC
18 23 (4.28%) Service Management
19 22 (4.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 114 (21.19%) SQL
2 54 (10.04%) JavaScript
3 38 (7.06%) Java
4 31 (5.76%) C#
5 17 (3.16%) PHP
5 17 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.60%) Python
7 11 (2.04%) C++
8 10 (1.86%) RPG
9 7 (1.30%) C
10 6 (1.12%) ABAP
10 6 (1.12%) VBA
11 5 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.74%) Ruby
13 2 (0.37%) APL
13 2 (0.37%) ES6
13 2 (0.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.19%) COBOL
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (13.57%) Degree
2 23 (4.28%) ISEB
3 18 (3.35%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.86%) CISM
6 10 (1.86%) CISSP
6 10 (1.86%) MCITP
6 10 (1.86%) MCSE
7 8 (1.49%) CISA
8 7 (1.30%) APMP
8 7 (1.30%) CCNA
8 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.74%) CCENT
10 4 (0.74%) HND
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.37%) HNC
11 2 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.60%) QA
2 12 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.74%) COBIT
6 2 (0.37%) COSO
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.67%) HDFS
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.67%) Ambari
2 9 (1.67%) Oozie
3 5 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.93%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.99%) Oracle
3 27 (5.02%) IBM
4 23 (4.28%) SAP
4 23 (4.28%) VMware
5 22 (4.09%) Teradata
6 21 (3.90%) Google
7 12 (2.23%) Cisco
7 12 (2.23%) Citrix
7 12 (2.23%) Tableau
8 10 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.67%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.30%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.93%) AppSense
11 5 (0.93%) EMC
11 5 (0.93%) IronPort
11 5 (0.93%) RightFax
12 4 (0.74%) Avaya
12 4 (0.74%) Infor
12 4 (0.74%) Polycom
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Pontoon
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Volaris Exec
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45-65k plus bonuses and benefits 45-65k plus bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + 15% bonus,pension scheme,flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, training,free parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago